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25/10/2016

Award for Birmingham Professor

Award for Birmingham Professor
Description
The 2017 Marjory Stephenson Prize Lecture has been awarded to Professor Steve Busby. The award, given for exceptional research contributions, is sponsored by the Microbiology Society, and honours the Society's 2nd President (following Alexander Fleming).
Date:
25/10/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
05/10/2016

The Institute of Translational Medicine officially opened

Description
The Institute of Translational Medicine officially opened on 4th October 2016.
Date:
05/10/2016
03/10/2016

IMI Professor awarded 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize

IMI Professor awarded 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize
Description
Professor Laura Piddock has been awarded the 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize. This is awarded annually to a microbiologist who has engaged in high-quality outreach activities during the last 2–5 years.
Date:
03/10/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
23/09/2016

Midland Microbiology Muster

Midland Microbiology Muster
Description
Microbiologists from all over the Midlands met in Leicester for the third Midlands Molecular Microbiology Meeting on 21-22 September 2016.
Date:
23/09/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
21/09/2016

AltaBioscience announces UKAS accreditation of new 'hormone fingerprint' test: application as an aid to diagnosis of adrenal cancer

Description
A new analytical test has been launched in the UK that provides sensitive, specific and efficient predictive analysis of a rare form of cancer from a simple urine sample.
Date:
21/09/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
09/09/2016

Talented researcher awarded €1.7m from ERC

Talented researcher awarded €1.7m from ERC
Description
Dr David Hodson, Senior Birmingham Fellow at the University of Birmingham has been awarded €1.7m funding through the European Research Council (ERC) Starter Grant to pursue ground breaking diabetes research.
Date:
09/09/2016
31/08/2016

Results of trial into anticoagulants for cardioversion in atrial fibrillation patients published

Results of trial into anticoagulants for cardioversion in atrial fibrillation patients published
Description
The results of the largest known clinical trial to investigate the use of anticoagulants prior and post cardioversion in atrial fibrillation patients, published in The Lancet, show that non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) could be equally as effective as the currently used warfarin.
Date:
31/08/2016
24/08/2016

Students praise first-class teaching in latest national survey

Students praise first-class teaching in latest national survey
Description
The latest National Student Survey (NSS) – the most comprehensive measure of student satisfaction within higher education – has awarded the College of Medical and Dental Sciences an average satisfaction mark of 88%.
Date:
24/08/2016
17/08/2016

Birmingham students to deliver CPR training at V Festival

Birmingham students to deliver CPR training at V Festival
Description
Students from the University of Birmingham have formed a partnership with V Festival to deliver CPR training to members of the public as part of a project called #VShocks.
Date:
17/08/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Students
16/08/2016

Birmingham Professor wins Clinical Trials Award

Birmingham Professor wins Clinical Trials Award
Description
Professor Fang Gao, Professor in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain in the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, has been awarded the Clinical Trials and Evaluation Award at the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) first Celebration of Innovation awards.
Date:
16/08/2016
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